Rafiki- SDO has received funding from jhpiego/Sauti project to support and implement a project focusing on Key and vulnerable populationto roll out HIV prevention and family planning services for highly vulnerable adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) ages 15-24 years.- Interventions for this population aim to empower AGYW and to reduce their risk for HIV and violence. AGYW engaging in transactional sex, and sex work are among the target audiences for this application; AGYW’s families: Interventions for this population aim to strengthen the family economically, as well as the ability of AGYW who are parents to parent positively; AGYWs’ sexual partners: This activity aims to characterize “typical” sexual partners of AGYW in order to target highly effective HIV interventions – specifically increase access and uptake of HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC ) services, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-positive sexual partners of AGYW in their communities; AGYWs’ larger communities: These interventions aim to educate AGYW and young men, as well as mobilize communities to keep girls HIV free and safe from violence. The Sauti project is supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is a partnership of Jhpiego, Engender Health, Pact and the National Institute for Medical Research Mwanza. Sauti is designed to support the United Republic of Tanzania’s goal of improved health status through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections. The project also aim at ensuring young women and adolescent girls are fully empowered and have the means to protect themselves , to live determined, resilient, empowered , AIDS-free, mentored, and safe lives. It seeks to make girls visible and change their social and economic dynamics by providing them with specific and integrated resources. The intervention targets the most vulnerable adolescent girls to change the course of the global HIV epidemic. Supported activities will include gender-based violence prevention and response, providing adolescent-friendly health services, such a such as demand creation, communications, HIV testing and post-rape care; and strengthening of families and communities, such as through parenting/caregiver programs and safe spaces for girls.
RAFIKI -SDO is therefore seeking to recruit highly qualified, experienced, motivated and dynamic individual to fill the following positions
1. FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT OFFICER(F)=1POSTS
· Oversee the financial operations of the organization and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers etc.
· Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining all financial records for projects and for the organization.
· Preparing and maintaining donor agreements and staff contracts.
· Manage financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to the organization on budget expenditures.
· Obtain approvals from the Director and from the donors on all procurements and purchases for the projects and for the organization.
· Monitor the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year.
· Provide orientation and training to the organization staff on cost-effective management.
· Ensure that all financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to donors.
· Oversee the financial audits of all projects of the organization.
· Provide financial inputs for proposal development, project management, Human Resource Management policies, logistics, travel and other areas of administration.
· To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Diploma in Finance/accounts
- Strong communication skills in English and Kiswahili both oral and written;
- Excellent organizational and computer skills and attention to detail
- Demonstrated skills in negotiation, presentation, analytic and strategic thinking.
- Knowledge and interest in social justice issues.
- Sensitivity, flexibility, tolerance, a sense of humor, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Discretion and ability to handle confidential matters.
- A background of working in the charity or NGO sector would be ideal, but not essential and an understanding of/interest in issues around HIV/AIDS as a development will be an added advantage.
2. FULL TIME CLINICAL OFFICER (m/f)=1POST
· Lead, the coordinate and supervise provision of HIV treatment, care and support, integrated FP / HIV services, TB and other related conditions for all KVPs Train staff and community health workers on clinical management and integration of HIV, FP, TB screening, and STIs
· Ensure all clinical procedures at drop in centers(DIC), health facilities and mobile outreaches follow national guidelines and protocols developed by the MOHSW
· Provide on-going coaching, mentoring and hands-on supervision to clinicians in drop in centers and health facilities
· Lead the process of developing protocols and standard operating procedures for referrals and case management of various HIV and related conditions
· Ensure linkages of KVPs to care and treatment, and also other behavior and structural services which facilitate positive protective behavior
· Facilitate training of service providers in of HIV treatment, care and support, integrated FP / HIV services Oversee efficient running of curative and preventive medical services
· Routine supervision of peer educators at DIC and ensure all HIV positive clients are given referred at CTC and ensure are retained on services
· Screening of STIs, opportunity infections and other related medical conditions affecting KVPs as appropriate in accordance with the standard treatment guidelines
· Provide care for GBV victims, including post-exposure prophylaxis
· Provide on usual mentorship to peer educators and build their capacity on provision of HIV education, FP, outreach services ,counseling and advocacy for KVPs to access services at DIC
· With coordination to program officer Clinical officer will need to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to curative and preventive clinical activities; assist in preparation of annual proposal and progress reports as per donor requirements
· Participate in various project activities that will be assigned by program officer
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
· First degree in Medicine, surgery or Nursing from a recognized institution
· Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment
· Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature HIV/AIDS, FP, TB and STIs
· Experience in KVP-focused clinical services is a plus
· Minimum of 5 years work experience
· Have excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Ability to prioritize duties and work under minimal supervision.
· Demonstrated experience in clinical training and mentoring
· Ability to interact with established networks of senior level health professionals, donors, universities and other partners
· Ability to support KPs guided by key friendly health services provision
• All applicants must be able to speak, read and write in both English and Kiswahili.
• All applicants must have proven skills of computer applications.
• Applicants should be ready to work in any of RAFIKI -SDO offices in the Region.
• All applicants must be of the age below 35 years old.
Remunerations: attractive and competitive remuneration package shall be offered to the right candidates
Mode of Application
Handwritten applications attached with current colored passport size photograph of the relevant certificates CV and names and addresses of two referees should reach the undersigned not later than 20th January, 2016.
Applications should be submitted by post, Email or physically at Rafiki -SDO office located at Kambarage , nearby Bulugu estate, Ndala Road , Shinyanga.